Is there a better time to live in Texas than the warm summer months? Lewisville and the surrounding towns are full of fun activities in June, July, and August. Many of these events are free or affordable for families. Whether you are looking for fun festivals, swimming events, or live music, you are in luck.
These are some of the summer events we are looking forward to most this year. If you will be in Lewisville and the surrounding towns, you’ll want to check out these fun activities.
“Sounds of Lewisville” Concert Series
Lewisville has hosted a free concert series since 1991. Each summer, the family-friendly event lights up Old Town Lewisville, drawing people of all ages to listen to excellent music at Wayne Ferguson Plaza. Each Tuesday evening in June and July, you’ll enjoy two performances. Music starts at 7 p.m. and lasts until 9:30 p.m. You don’t want to miss the July 5th show, which may come with fireworks for Independence Day.
Food vendors will be onsite with water, soda, beer, and wine. You are also welcome to bring your own snacks, and no tickets are required for admission to the festivities. The “Sounds of Lewisville” will be a fun event for anybody who loves live music.
Play Lewisville on Wheels dePLOWment
This weekly event, held at the Wayne Ferguson Plaza in Old Town Lewisville, is a kid-friendly event you don’t want to miss. This pop-up park provides a designated space for children to be themselves. This mobile recreation unit is available to serve all children in the community, offering a variety of fun games and activities for children who want to spend time outside.
Activities will vary from week to week, so you don’t want to miss a single session. You’ll find Play Lewisville on Wheels at the plaza each Wednesday.
The World’s Largest Swim Lesson
Few things are as rewarding as having fun while also bringing awareness to an important issue. On June 23, the Sun Valley Aquatic Center will host the World’s Largest Swim Lesson. The lesson begins at 9:30 a.m. and runs through 11:30 a.m. This event is designed to prevent drowning deaths, which often increase during the summer months. As the weather warms up, swim lessons are more important than ever.
This event was a worldwide lesson established by the World Waterpark Association in 2010. Many aquatic facilities and pools will be participating.
The Sun Valley Aquatic Center will host a Ducky Derby on July 16 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants can decorate a ducky and turn it into the Parks & Recreation Office before the big race. On the day of the derby, you’ll be able to watch your ducky race down the lazy river. Winners will be announced at the end of the event. Attendees are welcome to stay after the race and swim.
Admission is $3, and you can reserve and decorate a duck for $6. Make sure to book ahead to reserve your spot and have plenty of time to decorate your duck.
“The Old Crowd” Presented by the Breckenridge Scriptwright
The Breckenridge Scriptwright presents “The Old Crowd” this summer. The Lewisville Grand Theater will host the show from July 20-23. This high-energy musical about growth and maturity is inspired by the music of Lesley Gore. The nostalgic story is told in two acts. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased online. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. each night.
The first KO+Con anime community event will be held at Music City Mall in Lewisville this summer. Pre-order tickets are available for the event, which runs on Aug. 6-7. Special guests and other forms of entertainment will be announced soon. This convention is suitable for anime lovers of all ages.
First Fridays at the Farm
First Fridays at the Farm is set to have a busy summer. The first Friday of each month is the perfect opportunity to drive to nearby Grapevine and enjoy a family-friendly event. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., guests are invited to participate in themed activities. Register ahead of time and pay $5 admission for farm-themed entertainment. On July 1, you’ll celebrate Independence Day by bringing an outdoor picnic. Entertainment and some refreshments will be provided. On Aug. 5, you’ll enjoy the pickle-making process with the summer cucumber harvest.
Free Concerts at Lakeside DFW
Flower Mound will provide free weekly concerts that attract many residents of Lewisville. Bring your blankets and chairs to reserve a spot at the Shops at Lakeside. The event runs from April through November, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m. This summer, the lineup includes performers like Jonan Rigsbee, Late April Trio, Sibsounds Acoustica, Nikki & Ryan, Katrina Cain, The Woodsmen, and Blurry. You don’t want to miss a week of local bands and musicians sharing their craft.
Gibson-Grant Log House
The Gibson-Grant Log House in Flower Mound will be open for guests this summer. The cabin, which was restored in 2020, maintains its historic look. Check out the cabin for yourself Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers are available to provide tours of the log house, and guests will enjoy learning about Texas homesteads. Visiting the log house is entirely free and provides a fun opportunity to learn more about Texas history. This is a family-friendly event that will inspire the history buffs in every family.
You’ve Got a Plan, Now You Need a Ride
Once you’ve got a plan for summer activities, it’s time to figure out how you will get to all these events. Huffines Chevrolet Lewisville is your friend in the car business, offering a variety of vehicles that will make your summer travel a breeze, no matter how hot it gets outside. Enjoy your summer in style, and check out our dealership to learn more about ways to get to these fun Lewisville events.